October 19, 2014

BruCERT to Host OIC-CERT Annual Conference

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Written by  BruDirect.com

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: A local Information and Cyber Security company, ITPSS Sdn Bhd, in its role as the Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) will play host to the forthcoming Organization of Islamic Cooperation's Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) Annual Conference as well as the Sixth Annual General Meeting in Brunei Darussalam, which runs from October 20-22.

The three-day event is coorganised by the Permanent Secretariat of the OIC-CERT, CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under Malaysia's Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoSTI).

The event will comprise a technical workshop on 'Internet Investigation', general meeting, as well as a conference and exhibition on the final day.

The event kicks off with a technical workshop on Internet Investigation conducted by the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC). A desktop exercise on 'Securing Organisations Against Cyber Attacks' will be facilitated by CyberSecurity Malaysia, ID-SIRTII of Indonesia and PISACERT of Pakistan.

The theme of the conference is 'Emerging Risks Vs Opportunities' and will feature invited experts to lead discussions on the latest technologies and trends such as cloud computing and big data.

International speakers include Director of Cyber Innovation & Outreach at Interpol, Dr Madan M Oberoi; Chairperson of Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team, Yurie Ito; Chief Executive Officer of Derma-log Identification Systems from Germany, Gunther Mull and Chief Executive Officer of SecureNinja of the USA, Shakeel Tufail.

Present for the exhibition will be multinational IT firms such as Dermalog, Trend-Micro, Cisco, Dell and FireEye.

This annual conference aims to foster strong global cyber security through international cooperation among members in mitigating the ever-increasing threats posed by cyber warfare.

The conference itself provides unique sessions focusing on current and proposed policies as well as strategies and initiatives in cyber security through panel discussions and interactive dialogue.

The conference is expected to draw some 200 participants from 16 OIC-CERT member countries comprising industry leaders, academics and representatives from Oman, Egypt, Tunisia, Indonesia, Sudan, Malaysia, Azerbaijan, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates. ©BRUDIRECT.COM

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